Basketball Skills Clinic Open to Community Children


TO: News Editors
DATE: September 24, 2015
CONTACT: Missy Goetschius, Public Relations Director, The Arc of Chemung
CONTACT INFO: 607.734.6151 x122 or email

RE: Basketball Skills Clinic Open to Community Children


Elmira, NY – In partnership, The Arc of Chemung and Southport Recreation Association are pleased to announce a FREE basketball clinic to children ages 5-12 living in Chemung County.

When: Saturday, October 31, 2015 from 10:00am-12:00pm
Where: The Ernie Davis Academy Gymnasium, located at 993 Hoffman Street, Elmira (Use Front Entrance)

Children 5-12 years of age, are invited to register and participate. Area basketball coaches will be on hand to teach passing, dribbling, shooting and sportsmanship. Refreshments, giveaways and valuable information about area sporting leagues will also be provided. Children MUST be pre-registered in order to participate. This clinic is limited to the first 50 registrants. Parents/legal guardians are expected to remain
on site during this event.

Registration forms can be accessed by visiting The Arc of Chemung’s website at and can be submitted by mail to: The Arc of Chemung, 711 Sullivan St., Elmira, NY 14901, Attn: Michelle Nicholas; by fax, to: (607) 734-2943, Attn: Michelle Nicholas; or by email to: Completed registrations must be received no later than Friday, October 16, 2015.

Founded in 1953, The Arc of Chemung is a person-centered, not for profit organization committed to meeting the needs of individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families in the Chemung County area. The agency provides quality supports and opportunities for individual growth for every person supported by means of education, increased community acceptance and participation.

The Arc of Chemung supports nearly 800 individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families annually. Learn more at The Arc of Chemung is a chapter of the state agency, NYSARC, Inc. and is nationally accredited by The Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).